Income/capita 47%
Household income 72%
Unemployment 39%
IndexSouth UniversityEugeneOregon
Income per capita$15,668$27,167$28,822
Median household income$15,640$44,859$53,270
Median income owner occupied$0$71,340$69,328
Median income renter occupied$0$26,064$34,215
Median earnings male$8,944$24,393$33,885
Median earnings female$7,766$18,166$24,038
Unemployment rate6.5%5.0%5.0%
Poverty leveln/a23.1%15.7%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in South University is 47% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in South University is 72% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in South University is 39% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in South University is equal to the national average

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      South University employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry1.5%0.0%
      Manufacturing sector6.8%3.1%
      Financial & insurance services0.6%0.0%
      Wholesale & retail services6.3%7.7%
      Public administration0.8%0.0%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.0%0.0%
      Education, health & social services41.9%51.5%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Creswell, OR5,154$55,7281%
      Lowell, OR1,147$55,3750%
      Coburg, OR1,194$51,3947%
      Junction City, OR5,735$45,77417%
      Veneta, OR4,741$43,75021%
      Eugene, OR161,649$44,85919%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Corona, CA161,614$72,30931%
      Salem, OR161,975$49,12611%
      Elk Grove, CA163,634$83,14150%
      Lancaster, CA159,651$47,68414%
      Peoria, AZ158,677$66,16320%
      Eugene, OR161,649$44,85919%
      Source: The South University, Eugene, OR employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).